Sense and Sensibility - Chapter 41 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 41 Summary

Lucy tells Mrs. Jennings that Edward is very happy with Brandon's offer. Elinor decides to visit John and Fanny to let them know she and Marianne are heading for Cleveland. Marianne refuses to go with her, and John welcomes Elinor warmly. He expresses surprises at Brandon's generosity, but not because it goes against Fanny's wishes: he questions Brandon's sense, since he could have sold the parsonage to another applicant for much more money. He adds that Fanny has taken the news well, and Elinor reflects to herself that she would feel this way because Edward has found a source of money and will not need any from Fanny.

The two then discuss Mrs. Ferrars, with John noting that she will experience a change of heart when Edward gets married. Elinor expresses surprise, since she has cut all ties with Edward. John tells Elinor that Robert Ferrars will...

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